June 2019 Japanese Industry and Policy News

Topics covered in the June issue:

LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS
・Japan's Long-term Strategy under the Paris Agreement Published
・G20 Ministerial Meeting on Trade and Digital Economy Held in Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture
・Outcomes of the G20 Ministerial Meeting on Energy Transitions and Global Environment for Sustainable Growth in Karuizawa, Nagano Prefecture
・New Fuel Efficiency Standards for Passenger Vehicles Presented
・Roadmap for Carbon Recycling Technologies Formulated
・IEA Hydrogen Report Launch Event Held
・METI, DG ENER and DOE to Strengthen Trilateral Cooperation on Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies

SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA
・Number of Births Registered in 2018 was the Fewest
・Growth in Environment-related Industry Continues

COMPANY NEWS
・Carbon Recycling at the Next Generation Coal Fired Power Plant to be Studied
・Tokyo Gas to Procure "Carbon Neutral" LNG from Shell
・McDonald's Japan Cooperates with a Newspaper for Efficient Distribution
・"Cup Noodles" Go Eco-friendly

ADDITIONAL TOPICS
・MOC to Encourage Mobilizing Institutional Investors for Infrastructure Exports Signed
・Japan and France Agree to Strengthen Ties in Commercial Aircraft Industry
・METI Concluded MOC on Energy Innovation with French Ministry for Ecological and Inclusive Transition
・Keidanren Signed MoU on Corporate Governance with ICGN
・Smart Mobility Challenge Project Launched
・Newly Selected Startups under "J-Startup Program" Announced
・Main Building of Tokyo Metropolitan Government Goes 100% Renewable Power

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EU-Japan Centre News

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